Examples of bombastic in a Sentence
a bombastic speech intended to impress the voters in her congressional district
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This bombastic environment was Purnell's first job after attending University of Montevallo.
There are a few hellish episodes in Earth’s unfathomably long history that make even Hollywood’s most bombastic disaster movie look like a sunny picnic.
On the Go Fund Me page, Plame says shutting the account is necessary partly to ensure the President's bombastic tweeting habits don't start a war with North Korea: It’s time to shut him down.
And worse than that, positive agenda achievement lacking in bombastic style is heretical.
While there’s much bombastic language flying around in these lawsuits, the key allegations are that Qualcomm is engaged in a monopolistic scheme to corral exorbitant royalties and hurt competitors.
In a work that calls for considerable bravura, the pianist easily tackled blizzards of runs and bombastic octaves.
The bombastic Piers Morgan, of all people, jumped in from the Twitter peanut gallery.
Cincinnati jumped out to an early lead, but the Reds attack was methodical if not bombastic.
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Synonymsrhetorical, flatulent, fustian, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windy
Related Wordsbloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordy
Near Antonymseloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentious
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